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Spirometry is a type of pulmonary function test that provides information about the function of the lungs that can be used for a variety of purposes. The test uses a spirometer, a specialized machine with a tube connected, to measure the speed and volume of air that is exhaled into the tube.
Prenatal phthalate exposure associated with reduced lung function during childhood

Prenatal phthalate exposure associated with reduced lung function during childhood

First multi-center, large-scale registry of severe asthma patients launched in Singapore

First multi-center, large-scale registry of severe asthma patients launched in Singapore

Proposed classification of COPD according to major risk factors

Proposed classification of COPD according to major risk factors

Bronchodilators do little to help people without COPD but have smoking-related respiratory symptoms

Bronchodilators do little to help people without COPD but have smoking-related respiratory symptoms

Nepal has the highest death rate from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, study reveals

Nepal has the highest death rate from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, study reveals

Researchers explore long-term pulmonary sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection in the pediatric population

Researchers explore long-term pulmonary sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection in the pediatric population

Black adults with normal lung function found to have emphysema after race-based adjustments to spirometry

Black adults with normal lung function found to have emphysema after race-based adjustments to spirometry

The effect of COVID-19 on the lung function of young adults

The effect of COVID-19 on the lung function of young adults

Study shows small airways disease with the presence of air trapping is a long-lasting sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection

Study shows small airways disease with the presence of air trapping is a long-lasting sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection

Virtual COPD management solution offers an effective and engaging way to help older adults

Virtual COPD management solution offers an effective and engaging way to help older adults

Cellular therapy offers promise for patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy, trial shows

Cellular therapy offers promise for patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy, trial shows

Simple screening method could reduce the occurrence of lung diseases

Simple screening method could reduce the occurrence of lung diseases

Study finds link between lifetime workplace exposure to pesticides and elevated COPD risk

Study finds link between lifetime workplace exposure to pesticides and elevated COPD risk

Simple health assessment could significantly reduce the global burden of COPD

Simple health assessment could significantly reduce the global burden of COPD

New study identifies ways to detect COPD in low- and middle-income countries

New study identifies ways to detect COPD in low- and middle-income countries

Exercise performance in vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals previously infected with SARS-CoV-2

Exercise performance in vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals previously infected with SARS-CoV-2

Measuring airway inflammation when diagnosing and treating asthma patients

Measuring airway inflammation when diagnosing and treating asthma patients

Race-based formula used to diagnose lung disease should be changed, study suggests

Race-based formula used to diagnose lung disease should be changed, study suggests

Breathlessness in long COVID patients may be linked to decrease in heart performance

Breathlessness in long COVID patients may be linked to decrease in heart performance